Oil, jobs help TSX to positive end to the week... Canadian labour market flat, unemployment down... Canadians keep buying cars...
Positive economic data from both sides of the border kept the Toronto Stock Exchange buoyant Tuesday.
Interest rates in Canada will increase in May 2015 and rise steadily thereafter.
Smartphone users who are prepared to ditch their iPhone in favour of the Blackberry Passport will earn up to $600.
A poll of forecasters by Reuters shows a consensus that next year will see a slowdown in housing construction and prices but are still fearful of a market crash.
Quebec-based retailer Simons will make one of the biggest moves in its 175 year history over the coming years as it expands its footprint.
Global markets under pressure as oil price continues to drop... Regulators head to London as currency trade investigation intensifies... FAA likely to impose strict regulations for drones... US now has more payday loan firms than McDonald’s... Twitter CFO in social media malfunction...
The TSX has dropped today on speculation that oil prices could fall as low as $60 a barrel unless OPEC votes to cut production.
The CMHC released its analysis of house prices today and concludes that while there is some overvaluation, there is little risk from overheating or overbuilding.
Hudson’s Bay has set out a refinancing plan to reduce its interest repayments on the loan it took out to purchase Saks last year.
It may still be more of ‘a thing’ south of the border but Canadian retailers are choosing to focus on Black Friday rather than risk losing out to cross-border shopping.